Convoy in flames: a freight train derails in Minnesota

Burning Convoy: Freight Train Derails in Minnesota


Part of a convoy derailed in the town of Raymond in western Minnesota overnight Wednesday through Thursday.

A number of town residents have been evacuated. 

Early images show flames and smoke rising from the overturned train cars.&nbsp ;

The cars reportedly left the tracks at 1 a.m. that night, the Raymond Fire Department said in a Facebook post. 

The train was carrying mixed cargo, including ethanol and corn syrup, according to CNN reports.

No injuries were reported and the Railway personnel are currently on site and will work with first responders.

More details to come…